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possessing these weapons. again, in an attempt to do what we can. in san francisco, we tried to ban assault weapons some years ago. we were unsuccessful in the courts in being able to do so. we are going to renew these efforts in light of the sandy hook sentiment and i know there's just a higher level of sentiment that causes us to focus even more on what we can do locally. in fact, this higher level of sentiment, as you'll hear from the police chief, has even caused one of the highest rates of gun return. certainly we paid some money for that, but he's going to tell you there are some individuals out there, in light of sandy hook, that returned their guns and without even asking for remuneration of those guns. and he'll explain that level of detail. but it was the highest level of gun return this past weekend that we were honored to share with our community partners in making sure that we get these guns off the streets. two pieces of legislation that we are introducing to the board of supervisors with the support of our police chief, our health department, and certainly being led b
guns off of out of hands of folks. not just in the southeast neighborhood, but all across san francisco. and i think we have a collective understanding that there is a growing awareness on the part of san franciscans about the need to do more to address gun violence and to believe -- and i believe that there is a desire for us as elected officials to take greater steps in implementing institutional solutions to these issues. * these weapons and this ammunition over here to my right don't belong in the hands of san francisco and online suppliers, online suppliers have an obligation to disclose to law enforcement officers information about residents buying large amounts of this lethal ammunition. i just want to say thank you for being here. i look forward to introducing this legislation. as soon as we hit the ground running in january. i appreciate your support, mr. mayor, and i look forward to continuing to working together. thank you. * >> thank you, supervisor. chief has been a great partner in not only law enforcement, with ideas of what else we could do. * chief sur i'm going to ask
are, are going to perform for us. so, i hope you will stick around for that. only in san francisco treat and a little vision accompaniment from our favor fire boat. so, thank you all very much. please, please, enjoy this day. thank you. (applause) >> all right, 3 2,, 1, go. [cheering and applauding] ... >> good morning, everyone. thank you for being here. you know, as we look through this year, there's obviously some incredible events that have occurred. and for me as mayor of san francisco, i know that the chief and i and supervisor cohen and dr. campbell and the whole public health staff have always had dialogue and been concerned especially when there is an uptick in june of this year on violent crime and homicides in san francisco. and, so, we've been working together on creating a program which i announced some months ago, the ipo program, the ability to work on things that would interrupt and intervene earlier in the behavior patterns of people that would be both victims and perpetrators of violent crime in our city. to support the police department and law enforcement system
of this year on violent crime and homicides in san francisco. and, so, we've been working together on creating a program which i announced some months ago, the ipo program, the ability to work on things that would interrupt and intervene earlier in the behavior patterns of people that would be both victims and perpetrators of violent crime in our city. to support the police department and law enforcement system of doing more predictive policing using both data and technology to help us do that. and then, of course, i think the most important part is to organize our communities and work with community-based organizations, families, religious groups, and everybody that's on the ground to find more ways to intervene in violent behavior out there and utilize resources such as education systems, our community jobs programs, others that might allow people to go in different direction. the unfortunate and very tragic incident in connecticut in sandy hook elementary school of course heightened everybody's awareness of what violence can really be all about. and as we have been not only responding, reac
conference with the csba in san francisco. were there other things that people needed to report? commissioner norton? >> i just want to recognize commissioner wynns, which we sort of do earlier in the meeting. it was her conference for csba. it was a great conference and learned a lot. at the january 8th meeting we're going to try to show the video shown at the delegate assembly, honoring commissioner wynns and we're endeavoring to get that from csba. you also gave a great speech and i don't know if you have the text, that you could share with board members because was a greater speech. thank you. >> any other reports? seeing none, item t. report of closed session actions. this is a closed session action of december 12th, 2012 the board of education approved by a vote of six ayes and one absent y yes, the program of one program administrator and one supervisor. in the matter of bs versus sfusd. [ laughter ] sorry. the board of education by a vote of 6 ayes and one absent, yee, who didn't deal with bs, [ laughter ] authorized the district to attempt to negotiate a settlement of specified te
. >> reporter: good afternoon, elizabeth. now, the san francisco unified school district leaders say they understand this is a difficult day for everybody. for some parents, the hardest part of the day was simply letting go of their children's hands as they went to school. time you do -- every time you do it there's a little twinge. but they love it here and they feel safe. so we're trying to foster that and let them know that things happen. >> reporter: bob has two children that go to lakeshore school. >> it's unbelievable. i mean, there's no -- you know, i try to not have avoidance be my main defense but in this case that's part of what i need to keep going. >> reporter: he and his wife made sure their kids knew the shooting in connecticut was an isolated incident and didn't go into much detail. coping with last week's devastating tragedy has parents and teachers across the country reaching out for help. >> all the parents were very scared, you know, wherever you are but, you know, there's a lot of kids involved. >> reporter: san francisco unified school district along with othe
. >> i think this is the kind city of san francisco-sfgtv. recreation and park commission meeting. (meeting will commence shortly) just insiste. >> we're back on the record, commissioners. do i have a motion with reference to line item no. 8, which is to vote whether to disclose any or all items. >> move nondisclosure. >> second. >> all in favor. >> before we move into the last item of adjournment, inspector monroe you were going it make an anoupsment regarding the january meetings. >> we will be dark january 2 r*pbd and hold open meetings on january 9, 23 and 30. >> thank you very much. ladies and gentlemen, as we move into line item no. 9 i'm going to turn this over to commissioner kingsley. >> we are closing this commission meeting this evening, the last of the year for 2012, with a few moments to remember the 28 victims of gun violence in newtown, connecticut last friday, and to remember the 45 people in the city of san francisco who died from gun violence in the year 2012. this commission is dedicated to reduce gun violence in the city of san francisco. we ask everybody in
of that training. as the mayor said here in san francisco, we have also trained to that standard. and as we're going through a high right now where we'll pick up a thousand police officers over the next six years, they, too, will be trained to that standard. * hire we've developed a crisis management handbook that's online and the link has been sent to every school in san francisco so that they can refresh their training on secure in place. there is a time to evacuate and then there's a time to stay put, wait as it was said in the media, to wait for the good guys. so, they did that in sandy hook and it saved lives. we will do that exact same thing should that event happen at any point in san francisco, and we're going to train so that that's the case for as long into the future as we can see to keep our kids safe. i, like supervisor cohen, want to applaud the mayor's leadership on this, to identify the most lethal ammunition, and to have allow the citizens to allow the police department to maintain the database. being the first city in the country to make that ammunition illegal as you wil
as mayor of san francisco, i know that the chief and i and supervisor cohen and dr. campbell and the whole public health staff have always had dialogue and been concerned especially when there is an uptick in june of this year on violent crime and homicides in san francisco. and, so, we've been working together on creating a program which i announced some months ago, the ipo program, the ability to work on things that would interrupt and intervene earlier in the behavior patterns of people that would be both victims and perpetrators of violent crime in our city. to support the police department and law enforcement system of doing more predictive policing using both data and technology to help us do that. and then, of course, i think the most important part is to organize our communities and work with community-based organizations, families, religious groups, and everybody that's on the ground to find more ways to intervene in violent behavior out there and utilize resources such as education systems, our community jobs programs, others that might allow people to go in different direction.
in san francisco is doing to honor the victims of sandy hook elementary school. >>> light rain right now and wind. this looks like a very active week. not only rain but very cold reading ifs upcoming up the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve. we'll have a lot of rain. >> between we will have pretty cold air. colder than last weekend. you told me you were cold last week. you will be really cold tuesday night into wednesday. there is pretty steady rain out there. nothing too heavy. it will be with us through the morning hours and giving away a partly cloudy mild breezy day. 50s and 60s more on that cold air in five minutes. >>> san francisco traffic looking pretty good approaching the 80 split. wet weather will make for a tricky commute on a monday. moving along and taking a look at the commute here on the toll plaza, metering lights on early. there is a delay past 880. now let's go back to the desk. >>> in developing news we
look on the embarcadero. you can see san francisco streets are wet. mike nicco will have the full forecast and sue hall will have the latest from the traffic center with a few accidents including a big problem northbound 101 in sunnyvale. >> and milestone southwest made the merger >>> we're going to start with live doppler. up in the north bay, radar returns up around napa. more around the american canyon and down to vallejo. as you head toward fairfield and across the san mateo bridge heading over to east taylor street and grant avenue. sunol grade a little light rain showing up on the radar right now. as far as visibility. three miles in napa so it's very light rain for you this morning. >> heavy traffic 80 westbound, we had a car into a wall on gillman. but traffic remains heavy all the way into the macarthur maze. between stone crest and hagen, downed power line blocking that area there. to the peninsula, sunnyvale, south bay, north 101 an accident at matilda and that is backing things towards lawrence expressway. >>> new this morning, pilots for united airlines agreed to a ne
them from possession in our city of san francisco. so, we're introducing legislation aimed at that kind of ballistics ammunition and banning them from possession in our city. the second piece of legislation is we believe that any person who purchases more than 500 rounds of any type of ammunition, notice should go to our police chief so that we have time to investigate as to reasons why that purchase should be made and understand who is making it. so, we are introducing a second piece of legislation about notification to our police chief of any of that kind of high level of purchase. these are at least two things that we are introducing today. there are potentially more to come, but we wanted to begin by taking action on this. and i stand here in front of you with a full display of some of the armory that was collected, turned in by people with the incentive of providing them with some remuneration of these weapons that were in their homes or other types of possession of this. and, of course, some of the ammunition that we will let you see that is not just body piercing, but designed to
for christmas. >>>less weather is causing significant delays at san francisco airport. a manager tells us that departing flights are 45-90 minutes behind schedule and at least 25 flights have been canceled. mineta san josi is reporting a handful of delays. we have a link on ktvu.com so you can track your flight. just look under "hot topics." pg&e crews are working to restore power to thousands of bay area customers of the most of the outages are in the north bay where almost 4,000 customers are still without power there. are about 700 customers out of power on the peninsula. 440 in east bay, 360 in the south bay. and about 70 in san francisco. >>> wet roads may have been a factor in a series of traffic accidents. emeryville a two-car crash on 580 eastbound slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened before the macarthur maze. an ambulance was on the scene, but the highway patrol hasn't said if anyone was injured. >>> in hayward an accident happened around 2:30 in the nourish lanes near the a street exit. the highway patrol has not said what caused the pile-up. >>> officials at squaw
'll have a live report from newtown, connecticut. >>> we have developing news tonight in san francisco where a standoff is now underway with a man and possibly a hostage. that has led to the evacuation of a residential building where the man is hold up. jade hernandez is live at california and larkin with late details. jade? >> ken, police say a man who's threatening he has a weapon is refusing to come outside his apartment. traffic is being diverted from california to larkin and the streets between larkin and hyde are closed. no pedestrian traffic is being allowed through at this hour. 30 minutes ago, san francisco police spokesman told us a hostage negotiator is out here. the department has a s.w.a.t. team and their technical command post set up. police cannot confirm whether or not this man has a person inside the apartment with him. but let's take a look at the video we captured earlier when we arrived, which was shortly after police arrived here in the 1400 block of california. officer carlos tells us dispatchers received a call about 6:30 this evening from a man who told them he
unanswered today. at the center to prevent gun violence in san francisco the executive director says vailt video games do carry a troubling message. >> bloodshed and violence is entertaining. that's certainly not something we want to promote. >>reporter: banning assault weapons and requiring background checks and banning large number assault clip is a solution. >> we need a bill that requires a background check on every transfer and sale of a firearm. >>reporter: survey showed universal background check are popular even with members of the nr a.survey says 74 percent of nra members think it's a good idea. came across another interesting survey showing that gun ownership has been dropping in the united states. dropping for more than a decade sales have been increasing which means fewer people buying mr. guns. in the newsroom, 7 news. >> while we are talking about guns the police chief of oakland and san francisco are calling a weekend gun buy-back program small victory in the face of the connecticut rampag rampage. the buy-back took 600 guns off the street. 300 in oakland. 300 in s
, those who lost and all affected by the tragedy in connecticut. also here in san francisco at grace cathedral, all remaining holiday concerts will be dedicated to those victims. reporting live in san francisco, skier -- kyra clapper, abc news. >> i'm sure you are right. it is going everywhere. >>> those who knew adam lanza said he was a shy and socially awkward member. he was an honor student and member of the tech club. >> i know she had issues with school. she eventually wound up home schooling him. she battled with the school district. in what capacity i am not certain. whether it was behavior or learning disability. >> adam lanza's father, peter issued a statement. it says "our hearts go out to the family and friends who lost loved ones. we too are asking why." and this morning we are learning new details about the young victims of friday's shooting rampage. it is only amplifying the heartbreak of the national tragedy. we have willed to you before how tonight president obama is going to visit these grieving families in person. laura anthony is in new town, connecticut -- newton
of the masacre and for the community of newtown. >>> a handful of people also gathered in san francisco's golden gate park today to reflect on the connecticut tragedy. an informal vigil was held there this morning. some people wrote notes to the victims and others simply cried. >> i haven't met them, but it doesn't mean they are not my neighbors, doesn't mean they are not people i don't love. >> organizers said they wanted to provide a place for people to come together and share their deep sense of sorrow. >>> people have been posting their thoughts and condolences on our facebook page. mary writes, 26 families now live the rest of their lives in grief and nothing anyone can say or do can change the pain that they all have in their hearts. >> you can post your condolences on our facebook page. just search for ktvu channel 2. >>> we are learning new details about adam lanza, the man police say is responsible for the school shooting. this photo we're about to show you of the 20-year-old was released today. state police say three guns were used in the shooting. cnn reports lanza had access to at le
about it? san francisco's unified school district is one of many all across the bay acknowledging the difficulty educators and students have. mayor ed lee and the superintendent released a statement letting our schools know there will be counselors available today to help anyone deal with trauma and stress. >>> the images of last friday's school shooting across the country hit us at home. psychologists tell us younger children will have the hardest time understanding it all. >> so for those children it's really important to try and limit their exposure to these events, all the news coverage, and to more importantly to reassure to them the safety of their environment. >> older children will have a better understanding. but they will want to know more specifics. dr. berry says be open with them and stress this is an isolated incident. >>> the school shooting in newtown, connecticut has sparked a fresh debate on gun control. last night president obama told mourners that he might be willing to tackle the issue of gun control and some congressional democrats say that friday's events ha
. >> reporter: we're live in san francisco where an an arson investigator is on scene trying to determine the -- where an arson investigators -- is on the scene trying to figure out what sent a firefighter to the hospital. >>> the new york stock exchange has been sold. what it means for investors and the u.s. economy. >> reporter: a grandmother gunned down near her house. >>> a very cold start to the day. coming up, the neighborhoods that are currently in the upper 20s and when rain returns to the forecast. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. >>> it's thursday, december 20th. we begin with breaking news out of san francisco where a firefighter has been taken to the hospital after a fire. lorraine blanco is live on broad street with the information on the firefighter's condition and how muni service is being affected. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i can first tell you that an arson investigator is on scene right now trying to determine the cause of this fire. firefighters say it
>>> a dangerous house fire in san francisco early this morning sends flames shooting from a natural gas line near the home. what happened to the people who were sleeping inside at the time. >>> it's a race against the clock. the last-minute effort to prevent the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff before the deadline of midnight east coast time. >> reporter: new year's eve partiers who want to leave their cars behind will have a lot of options. we'll tell you about the different transit agencies offering free rides this evening. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, december 31st, new year's eve. in overnight news, san francisco firefighters had their work cut out for them when a natural gas line burst outside an apartment that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curb
to downtown in san francisco, and temperatures are going to drop into the 30's into the north bay. more about the recall, timing it out on futurecast. >> thank-you, and thanny maybe if you are coming home? there should be no problems getting home leave your the as you leave your party, the headlights far east of us are plenty of you in the extra car in front of you. this is the golden gate bridge i do not see one car. perfect conditions so far as your headed towards san francisco. anny, thank you for the forecast,in the east bay. a road that keeps flooding has really resident. kron 4's justine waldman shows us the mudslide and what's being done about it. >> reporter: as soon as it started to rain this resident, victor new that it was going to happen and he got out his video. >> nobody wants to listen to victor. >> i knew that this road was a ticking bomb waiting to happen. >> the flooding was went from a two lanes, to one lane, and in order to avoid the water they have to drive in the opposite direction of traffic. >> reporter: i have seen this. >> at least for 15 years, they do not know what
28 years of service not just with the san francisco police department but the san francisco sheriff's department and especially acknowledge steve johnson, who joined the san francisco police department in 1971, served 30 years and since that time has worked tirelessly along with kevin for the rights of our members and he has worked with every commissioner here. he's going to be a big loss to the poa, he wanted to be here tonight, he could not make it. he is in good health and spirits but i do have letters to each one of the commissioners on behalf of steve. so i am available, i certainly am behind the learning curve but considering the statement from one of the last speakers i hope the chief grants everything that the poa requests as you did the previous speaker. i can answer any questions if you have them, but thank you for your time. >> thank you, inspector hallorran. i want to say, inspector halloran, we recognize vice president martin, one of our hearings we closed in honor of him, for all the work he's done for police officers but also all the work he did walking the weet.
cloud cover in san francisco keeping temperatures much much milder. we are at nearly 50 degrees this morning. light rain off to the north in santa rosa. sun wi sunrise 7:19. 9 hours 33 men's of daylight. as we look at live doppler 7 h. d. this morning talk about a little bit of rain in santa rosa you can see a few returns up here towards napa very light. that will be the order of the day today as we are in between our next weather system that arrives late tonight. so few light returns here. we could see a shower with the atmosphere so moist under the warm frontal sector of this next system. it sets the stage for what is ahead a colder air mass not as cold behind the front when the clouds clear we get the very very cold conditions. that should happen. 43 in fairfield in temperatures anywhere from 3-14 degrees milder this morning. hopefully you feel it out there and taking the chill out of the air. the fog is a bit of a problem. visibility reduced half-moon bay. 3 miles nevado. concorde seeing low clouds there. knotted as cold a few showers mainly north this afternoon. possibility
were hit both of the people are expected to be okay.dbrx >> san francisco mayor supporting gun control measures now following killings in newtown, connecticut. ed lee presented a plan that will be taken up by the board of supervisors. >> the mayor says he feels strongly about laws after what happened in newtown, connecticut and points out that here in san francisco, the number of homicides has gone up. 67, so far this year. >> prayers for a fallen teen recited near the place in the bay view neighborhood where he was murdered on saturday. the san francisco archdiocese holds these services at sites were homicides occur. >> young people are dying. they're the kmu tour of the communities. >> the mayor says now is the time to take action to try to stop shootings. the mayor says he's supporting local legislation on gun controls. supervisor cohen will produce laws on january 15th. the first banning certain ammo like hollow point bullet autos so on impact, it has abilities to explode in a larger radius. and when it hits, the body, then, it becomes this kind ofk'e body in a larger way. >> the m
. moderate right now but steady on our drive from pacifica through san francisco this morning. luckily the people who were on the roads were driving quite slowly, taking heed to the potentially dangerous conditions this morning. things right now in pacifica, the gates are supposed to be open on the pier, we saw a group of about ten crappers hoping to go cracking but they couldn't because the gates were closed. one gentlemen approached us and asked why are the gates closed? our assumption is it is a precaution because the weather will only continue to get worst. the water hasn't exceeded the seawall yet, but chance are they will. we are standing back so we won't get hit by the water. wind is coming from the south instead of the west and that could cause some problems today. but we will have the latest coming up in about 30 minutes. for now reporting live in pacifica, abc7 news. >> moderate rain but you are certainly getting wet out there. thank you. >> yes. >> the weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. one of the biggest was at the corner of 17th of potrero in san fran
to some of the commissioners. last month i was swoerp in as vice president of the san francisco police officers association, having served 9 years as the treasurer i'm familiar with the process of the commission and the discipline but secondly and more importantly, i want to announce if you haven't already known, the retirement of vice president kevin martin and the retirement of our paralegal, steve johnson. that most recently happened two weeks ago. we are definitely going to fill the void that steve has left, i hope to fill the void and fill the shoes of kevin martin. we know it's a lot to ask but i can assure you that president delanus and i will make every effort to work with the chief as we have done since being on the executive board of the poa for the last 9 years. but before i do i want to acknowledge kevin martin who has 28 years of service not just with the san francisco police department but the san francisco sheriff's department and especially acknowledge steve johnson, who joined the san francisco police department in 1971, served 30 years and since that time has worke
. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says e
:00 around the bay, 32° to 46, 40s in san francisco and oakland. breezy by noon, near 50, increasing clouds 55 by 4:00, a few sprinkles at 7:00, low 50s there if you are around the inland neighborhoods,x?v frosty east bay in the 20s now, near 50 high clouds and sun, sprinkles north bay by 4:00, light rain north bay by 7:00, back in the 40s out at the coast no frost this morning, 39&vez 43°, neart8úñ 50 noon, d to upper 40s with sprinkles, north at 4:00, rain along the north bay coast at 7:00. here's sue with traffic. >>> a little busy, east shore freeway past golden gate fields and gilman and university towards the macarthur maze. still at the limit more crowded, no -- minor delays bay bridge toll, for cash paying folks metering lights should be on shortly now things are good on upper deck towards the tunnel and san francisco. bart delay fremont line both directions from south hayward due to earlier debris'hnn on tracks they are recovering from that no other mass transit problems. accident median isabel westbound 580 livermore slowing traffic towards the dublin pleasanton area still abo
in a moment but first, cbs 5 reporter don knapp is at a vigil in san francisco's dolores park. don. >> reporter: ann, even though we are a continent away from what happened in newtown, connecticut, people in san francisco in the bay area very much touched and troubled by what happened here. there was a vigil tonight one of about 16 or 17 around the bay area suggested by moveon.org. people decided to come down and bring their own candles. they stood in the rain and talked about what happened and offered each other support and talked about the title of their get together which is vigil to end gun violence. some people say even though we have a lot of violence in the united states, what happened this time with so many children may be the tipping point. one of those people is natalie foster. >> i like to believe that because it's very innocent, very young children, that this will really cut through a lot of the mess in d.c. i'm a brand- new mom. i have a seven-week-old who i've brought out. and my heart like every parent across america is breaking right now. so when the president cried
declared san francisco's buy- back effort a success with 300 guns also recovered over this past weekend. he also announced pros posing two new gun control laws for the city. one that bans hollow point bullets, another that notifies law enforcement when anyone buys 500 rounds or more of any type of ammunition. now marin county is going to do a gun buy-back. the district attorney says they will have it on martin luther king day in mid-january. he says not only are they buying back weapons, but get this parents, they say you can also sell your child's ultraviolet videogames back. clearly, you know, it's really strange, holding that weapon, those machine guns in my hand like that and you can see why they're buoyed by the success but they acknowledge there are still thousands of these firearms still on the streets and new ones being sold every day as well as videogames. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police are already planning another gun buy-back. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep ahead of a huge spike in gun sales. mark. >> reporter: well, juliette, not onl
as the story develops. >>> san francisco police are hoping that someone out there could help them solve a murder mystery popular high school football player from concord was shot to death over the weekend. amy hollyfield is live at concord high with more. >> reporter: they are going to have a vigil for him friday night on the field. he was on the football team. 17-year-old montreal blakely was shot sunday night in the bay view district his coach describes him as a great kid and teammate no was hardworking and got good grades. parents can't imagine what he was doing in the bay view. >> everybody that has ed about him has had nothing but he's -- humble, quiet, good guy, nice person. this doesn't seem to be part of that fabric. >> reporter: police say they need help solving this case. they are asking anyone with information to come forward and tell them what they know. he was in the bay view with a friend. they are hoping someone knows or saw something. they have no information on possible suspects or motive. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 5:05. the mother accused of abandoning her newborn
the fire. >>> san francisco international airport prepares for one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season. we'll tell you what conditions are like at the airport and why the conditions could change lar today. >>> we are gearing up for a wet, windy morning commute. i'll have what you can expect in a moment. >>> good morning. it is friday, december 21st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is off. rosemary orozco is here today. you mean i need an umbrella today? >> yes unfortunately and i would say keep it handy for the entire weekend. we have three systems. the first one moving in this morning and the second on saturday the third on sunday. let's take a look at the where the rain is falling. it's been over the north bay for several hours. santa rosa picked up a half inch of rain already so far this morning. we have pretty good rain falling along highway 101 at windsor at this time. you will find this visibility is low. it is breezy at times. we do have a wind advisory for parts of san francisco as
couldn't stop pre- christmas holiday shopping. what caused the commotion at a san francisco mall. >>> good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. the grief-stricken community of newtown, connecticut is starting to say good-bye to the littlest victims of the school massacre. loved ones and neighbors attended a pair of funerals today. one was more jack pinto, a fan of the new york giants football team. and the other, noah pozner, a boy interested in mechanical things. one of noah's rabbis read a family statement outside. >> noah, his classmates, and the heroic teachers who gave their lives trying to protect them are with god in heaven. now it's our responsibility to bring heaven down to earth. act by act, good deed by good deed, until we reach the day when no family will need to endure grief and sorrow. >> sandy hook elementary is closed as police continue their investigation. but classes will resume tomorrow in some other schools nearby. >>> around the country people are lighting candles tonight for the victims of the newtown school shooting. cbs 5 reporter was at on
parents fear for their own children in schools right here. ktvu tara moriarty live in san francisco now to tell us how school officials are taking precautions to make sure schools and children are safe. tara. >> reporter: many schools have fences like the one you see behind me that are designed to keep visitors out. they ask people to go to the office and register. but if they don't and someone means harm it's questionable how far people will go. california superintendent discusses new metal detectors. he has alerted all 1100 public school districts to review safety plans. >> try to minimize the risk as best you can. but we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents argue that adding more security won't keep someone from entering a school. pointing out that sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> school had security. had extra security. more than her school does. >> you still need to be free to roam and there are children. but adults need to be
and wind conditions. temperatures right now 45 for downtown san francisco napa 33 for san arouse the vallejo is 34 and up towards the north we're talking temperatures run around freezing are close to it. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future c
is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: as important as security,
caugiran is in san francisco where the district is providing school counselors for kids there today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. obviously this is a difficult time for everyone not just there on the east coast but here in the bay area, as well. parents and teachers are reaching out for what to say to their students and to their children. san francisco's unified school district posted this message on its website. district leaders offered their thoughts and sympathies and said we are all grieving today. the district says grief counselors will be available for students and educators to help them cope with last friday's shooting. the horrifying images and senseless violence from the newtown shootingville packed everyone across the country. district leaders say they want to be cognizant of the emotional needs of students but they also want students to know they are safe. >> this is a random -- an isolated event and it's -- it could happen to anyone anywhere, though it most likely will not. >> reporter: dr. berry says younger children will have a harder time understanding and it's
and something warm to wear. the preparations underway for a big giveaway in san francisco this morning. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark has the morning off. >> good morning. i'm pack cook. tori campbell is off today. it's -- i'm pam cook. it it tori campbell is off today. >>> a christmas morning fire in the south bay. it started a few hours ago. janine de la vega is on the scene and joins us from campbell. how does it look out there, janine? >> reporter: well, the fire is out here at this commercial building on del avenue. firefighters are still putting water on it. you can actually see the smoke still rising in the air coming from that building. now, originally we were told that the firefighters had not entered the building yet for safety precautions. let's go to some video. here you can see some flames shooting from the roof. we were told they were 50 feet up in the air at one point. firefighters were called to the scene just before 5:00 a.m. they immediately started to attack it from the outside. the
. mary's cathedral in san francisco for their organ and canter service that will start at 7:30. coming up we will try to go in and speak to the pastor about his plans for the service today. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holida
as protestors in san francisco staged a dramatic demonstration against gun violence. it's part of a nationwide effort to ban assault weapons and to pay respect to the victims and families in newtown, connecticut. kron4's jeff pierce has the story. >> we are here to represent the twenty six people who were massacred in newton connectticut (naming of vitims) >> reporter: local members of the brady campaign the national group that has crusaded for the ban of assault weapons for over three decades laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza in san francisco saturday afternoon. >> we've been losing children to gun violence for a long time, i'm hoping this is the straw that broke the camels back. >> it has a greater impact when it is twenty kids at once there is something about first graders that strikes peoples hearts. >> reporter: the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue this national tragedy has created in the forefront of their effort to ban assault weapons. >> i'm hoping that these twenty six people did not die in vain that these twenty children, their li
have safety plans and we have drills. and this from san francisco. in the root of national triage, we are working together to see that our school students and staff are safe. we are working to provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. reggie kumar tells us some parents are thinking about home schooling in light of this massacre. >> reporter: some parents couldn't stop thinking about the newtown, connecticut school shooting during san francisco's holiday snow event at the civic center plaza. many people have mixed feelings about the security in place. and some were debating to send their children to class on monday. diana wattson was moved to tears thinking about the innocent lives taken way too soon. >> yes. it's sad. it is really sad. i rather my child be safe even if it do look like a prison. i want my child to come home safe than it looking like an average playground and anyone can come in. >> i feel we are sending our children to prison. it wasn't any exit. there was no way to exit out the windows or exit out the doors. the children are not safe. not in america tod
, 43/100ths in oakland. take a look at san francisco. 22/100ths. san jose, less, only 15/100ths. 7/100ths inétlr livermore, and santa cruz mountains over an inch of rain. and we have rainy days coming your way getting closer to holidays. we'll talk about the potential for frost. i'll be back with a complete forecast coming up. >> thank you. see you shortly. police asking for the public's help in solving a murder in the bay view district saturday night. the victim, a 17-year-old football player, a promising young athlete. heather? >> dan, there are many unanswered questions tonight about just what happened in san francisco. over the weekend. and why, a 17-year-old montreal blakely was so far from home. his classmates are wondering that while they grieve. the 17-year-old senior montreal blake laylee played offense and defense for the minutemen. police say he was shot and killed in the city's bay view district around 10:00 saturday night. the school held a moment of silence for him this morning. many students heard yesterday came to school today wearing black. >> it was shocking. i
-introduce an assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 prompted by a 1993 mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. congresswoman vows companion legislation in the house. >> we have to do something about the gun violence in this country. >> reporter: she helped draft california's ban after she was shot and wounded in guyana, alongside congressman ryan who was kill. she says the fight for gun control wasn't easy back then and won't be today. >> i remember standing on the assembly floor taking up the measure when one of my colleagues asked me, have you ever shot an assault weapon? i turned to him and said, have you ever been shot by an assault weapon? and i have. cornell bernard, abc7 news. >>> the tragedy in connecticut is felt just as strongly in the bay area by families who don't know the victims. local clergy are stepping up to provide a place where people can go to begin to heal. confused and upset by the news many came to burlingame last night. for betsy there's a close connection to sandy hook elementary. that's where she grew up and still has friends who were first responders to the shooting
. >>> police swarm into san francisco's neighborhood, closing streets and evacuating buildings in a search for a possible gunman. >> the recent events have really spurred something that i've been thinking about for a long time. >> and if you ask the dozens of bay area residents who handed in their guns today, a lot of them would tell you newtown, connecticut, was very much on their mind. >>> in the extended forecast, we have a whole lot more rainy days than sunny days. we'll take a look at that forecast. >>> good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. we begin with breaking news. a long police standoff on san francisco's nob hill is over. it began in an apartment building at california and hyde. and as the situation developed, the entire area was swarming with heavily armed police officers. don knapp was there. don, what happened? >> reporter: ann, this police operation is just now wrapping up. it ended the way you wanted it to end. they had swat teams here, negotiators, which tells you the two ways it could have ended. but in the end, the suspect gave up peacefully. residents gathered outside thei
. but how should we communicate with our children about it? san francisco's unified school district is one of many all across the bay acknowledging the difficulty educators and students have. mayor ed lee and the superintendent released a statement letting our schools know there will be counselors available today to help anyone deal with trauma and stress. >>> the images of last friday's newtown school shooting throughout the country have also hit us here at home. a psychologist tells us younger children will have a hard time understanding. >> so for those children it's really important to try and limit their exposure to these events all the news coverage and to more importantly to reassure to them the safety of their environment. >> older children will have a better understanding and will want to know more specifics. dr. berry says be western open them and stress that this is an isolated incident. >>> president obama told mourners that parents, educators, law enforcement and mental health experts need to join forces to prevent tragedies like this in the future. gun control was a big issue
-- holding steady the calm before the storm. overall easy ride to san francisco. wind advisory is in effect on the bay bridge. san mateo bridge no delays both directions looking good. no delays as you work your way towards 680 in pleasanton. slight delays through the altamont pass. mass transit delays to report. caltrain number 101 slow out of redwood city about 15 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. you can follow the storm yourself with our hi-def doppler. just go to cbssf.com/weather. >>> a midwest storm is leaving travelers stranded. a blizzard brought white-out conditions to illinois. several highways have been closed across the midsection of the country. the storm is slowly crawling across several states now. more than 500 flights out of chicago's o'hare and midway airports have been canceled. some airlines are waiving fees for customers who want to change flights because of this big storm. >>> the weather in the midwest is also affecting travelers at sfo. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the airport this morning with more on the expected weather delays. good morning, cate. >>
after the connecticut shooting both oakland and san francisco held a gun buyback program. the result of nearly 600 done for taken off the streets. >> revolvers, pistols, shotguns, rifles, and assault rifles were collected over the weekend. >> for each gun turned in the owner got $200. a lot of the guns were illegal. >> this has been modified to a pistol grip. they have shortened the barrel. >> this rifle is a high-tech round rifle. it is a bet that the test. >> wow! on saturday 300 guns were turned in in oakland and 296 in san francisco. >> two boys, a 13 year old and a 12 year old have been arrested for illegally breaking into a vallejo home and stealing a gun. >> about one yesterday afternoon, police got a call about two boys running across columbus park boy carrying a rifle case. >> officer spotted them and chase them down. >> they found a 22 caliber rifle and some bullets. police say the boys broke into a home on i arena drive and were on their way to shoot a hole. there were taken to juvenile hall. >> 8 suisun man in custody this morning accused of posted on my comments that ple
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